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Cloud computing on Linux, Linux high-performance computing and supercomputing, Linux server hardware, Linux virtualization, Linux backup and storage, Linux network administration, Open source projects in the cloud
Test how well your team knows its roles and responsibilities with this ITIL quiz. It might help you handle future IT service problems.
We took on a legacy data center and now, planning for performance optimization is a necessary evil. How can we corral OS sprawl?
The MGHPCC is the high-tech jewel of a western Massachusetts mill town. It stands out for its green facility and innovative cooling techniques. Take a tour of the facility and see just how advanced their design is.
Linux Containers have been around for a while, so how is that technology different from application containerization offered by companies like Docker?
Once you know how many servers your infrastructure will need, the next challenge is sizing those host servers to meet VM and application needs.
Containers and virtual machines both allow you to abstract the workload from the underlying hardware, but there are important differences in the two approaches that need to be taken into account.
Hadoop is becoming the popular enterprise choice for big data analytics, but getting your data there isn't so simple. Apache Sqoop is stepping in to help bring the vital data from your database to Hadoop.
HP surprised many this week when it acquired open source private cloud vendor Eucalyptus. The deal could be a boon to HP's private and hybrid cloud strategies.
Microsoft is the latest cloud provider to suffer an outage and send the IT world into a state of frenzy. Customers are questioning the capabilities of cloud computing, but are they overreacting?
The number of endpoint security vulnerabilities is daunting, but endpoint admins should first focus on updating patches against Windows malware.
Despite the plethora of software updater products, desktop security is too important to leave to chance. Let's compare Windows patch management tools.
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.